March 2017 Vol.1

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PPN – Latest and Breaking News in Poly Pipes

PIPA Updates POP001 for Electrofusion Jointing of Pipes
http://www.pipa.com.au/sites/default/files/document/attachment/pop001_2017-2-2.pdf

Low FusionPressure  Versus High Fusion Pressure Welding of HDPE Pipes – What is the Big Deal?
http://www.c2hps.com.au/uncategorized/low-fusion-vs-high-fusion-whats-the-big-deal/

Iplex Millennium – The Evolution of PE100 Pipe
http://www.utilitymagazine.com.au/iplex-millennium-the-evolution-of-pe100/

APA to Develop New Pipeline – The 450 km Western Slopes Pipeline (WSP)
https://www.pipeliner.com.au/2017/02/01/apa-develop-new-pipeline/

Caldertech Australia Distributes  Wide Range of Butt Fusion and Electrofusion Tooling for HDPE Pipe Welding (all manufactured in the UK)
http://www.utilitymagazine.com.au/quality-tools-for-water-and-gas-distribution-systems/

HDPE Pipe Delivered for Tasmanian Irrigation Duck Irrigation Scheme
http://www.agriculture.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/water/tas-irrigation-tranche-2-scheduled.pdf

Pipeline Drillers has installed a total of 3,000 metres of 160mm HDPE on the NACAP Longford to Long Island Point Pipeline Replacement Project
https://www.pdgroup.com.au/nacap-longford

Vinidex Still Seeking Business Development Manager
https://www.robertwalters.com.au/sales/jobs/businessdevelopment/1057968-businessdevelopmentmanager.html

Reece Announce Pipe Price Increases
https://www.reece.com.au/outlet/2017/feb/main-price-changes-january-2

HDPE Pipe Companies to Attend Sold Out WIOA Exhibition 
http://www.wioaconferences.org.au/nsw_exhibitors.htm

New Research – Influence of Chlorinated Water on Mechanical Properties of HDPE and PVC Pipes (PDF)
https://www.witpress.com/Secure/elibrary/papers/UW16/UW16006FU1.pdf

Seeking Project Engineer – Pipeline Renewal
https://www.seek.com.au/job/32797316

Seeking Pipeline Installer
https://www.seek.com.au/job/32908022

Poly Electrofusion information made Amazingly Simple by Matrix Piping!
http://www.matrixpiping.com.au/pages/electro-fusion

HDPE Pipes Failure Analysis and Damage Modeling
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1350630716306586

New UHMWPE Pipe for Tailing Offers Greater Than 4X the Abrasion Resistance of PE100
http://slurrypipes.com.au/

ExcelPlas Poly Pipe Weld Inspection Lists Top 7 Causes of Weld Failure:
• Lack of scraping
• Inaccurate scraping
• Contamination from dirt, water, oil or clays
• Lack of Paralell-ness of fusion faces
• Misalignment of surfaces
• Time, temperature and pressure deviations
• Not adhering to cool times
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